Survey of Local Growth Issues (RCED-00-272, September 2000)

  How much has your government changed its strategies for planning and managing growth over the last 5 years as a result of your community's concerns? Number of Cases
Little or no change Some change Moderate change Great change Very great change Uncertain Other No answer
Alabama Counties 13.3 13.3 46.7 13.3 13.3 0 0 0 15
Cities 10.0 10.0 20.0 60.0 0 0 0 0 10
Alaska Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Arizona Counties 0 0 50.0 16.7 33.3 0 0 0 6
Cities 0 14.3 28.6 50.0 7.1 0 0 0 14
Arkansas Counties 20.0 10.0 60.0 0 10.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 18.2 27.3 18.2 36.4 0 0 0 0 11
California Counties 7.4 11.1 55.6 18.5 7.4 0 0 0 27
Cities 12.8 29.7 30.3 19.5 7.2 0 0 0.5 195
Colorado Counties 0 20.0 20.0 60.0 0 0 0 0 10
Cities 0 16.7 44.4 22.2 16.7 0 0 0 18
Connecticut Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 8.3 25.0 41.7 25.0 0 0 0 0 12
Delaware Counties 0 50.0 0 0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 0 33.3 0 33.3 33.3 0 0 0 3
District of Columbia Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Florida Counties 0 6.9 44.8 37.9 10.3 0 0 0 29
Cities 0 8.2 50.8 36.1 4.9 0 0 0 61
Georgia Counties 2.6 13.2 28.9 36.8 18.4 0 0 0 38
Cities 30.8 0 38.5 30.8 0 0 0 0 13
Idaho Counties 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 0 0 40.0 60.0 0 0 0 0 5
Illinois Counties 10.0 15.0 45.0 30.0 0 0 0 0 20
Cities 6.5 17.7 48.4 14.5 12.9 0 0 0 62
Indiana Counties 7.7 23.1 42.3 19.2 7.7 0 0 0 26
Cities 5.0 10.0 45.0 30.0 10.0 0 0 0 20
Iowa Counties 0 14.3 42.9 28.6 0 0 0 14.3 7
Cities 6.3 12.5 56.3 18.8 6.3 0 0 0 16
Kansas Counties 14.3 14.3 42.9 14.3 14.3 0 0 0 7
Cities 0 41.7 25.0 25.0 8.3 0 0 0 12
Kentucky Counties 0 36.4 27.3 18.2 18.2 0 0 0 11
Cities 0 50.0 12.5 37.5 0 0 0 0 8
Louisiana Counties 0 21.4 50.0 14.3 14.3 0 0 0 14
Cities 10.0 20.0 50.0 10.0 10.0 0 0 0 10
Maine Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Maryland Counties 0 20.0 40.0 30.0 10.0 0 0 0 10
Cities 0 33.3 50.0 16.7 0 0 0 0 6
Massachusetts Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 16.7 36.7 40.0 6.7 0 0 0 30
Michigan Counties 15.0 20.0 40.0 15.0 10.0 0 0 0 20
Cities 6.1 24.2 45.5 18.2 6.1 0 0 0 33
Minnesota Counties 6.7 13.3 53.3 6.7 13.3 0 0 6.7 15
Cities 0 8.0 56.0 28.0 8.0 0 0 0 25
Mississippi Counties 0 11.1 44.4 22.2 11.1 0 0 11.1 9
Cities 0 11.1 11.1 55.6 22.2 0 0 0 9
Missouri Counties 11.1 27.8 16.7 33.3 5.6 0 0 5.6 18
Cities 5.6 11.1 44.4 22.2 16.7 0 0 0 18
Montana Counties 50.0 0 0 50.0 0 0 0 0 2
Cities 0 0 40.0 40.0 20.0 0 0 0 5
Nebraska Counties 16.7 16.7 33.3 16.7 0 0 0 16.7 6
Cities 0 0 80.0 0 20.0 0 0 0 5
Nevada Counties 0 0 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 2
Cities 0 16.7 33.3 16.7 16.7 0 0 16.7 6
New Hampshire Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 20.0 60.0 0 20.0 0 0 0 5
New Jersey Counties 0 7.7 53.8 30.8 7.7 0 0 0 13
Cities 15.4 15.4 30.8 30.8 7.7 0 0 0 26
New Mexico Counties 0 0 25.0 25.0 50.0 0 0 0 4
Cities 28.6 14.3 57.1 0 0 0 0 0 7
New York Counties 14.3 17.9 25.0 35.7 7.1 0 0 0 28
Cities 5.0 10.0 35.0 35.0 15.0 0 0 0 20
North Carolina Counties 3.6 17.9 32.1 28.6 17.9 0 0 0 28
Cities 0 6.3 37.5 37.5 18.8 0 0 0 16
North Dakota Counties 0 0 75.0 25.0 0 0 0 0 4
Cities 0 0 75.0 25.0 0 0 0 0 4
Ohio Counties 6.1 6.1 57.6 24.2 6.1 0 0 0 33
Cities 0 29.3 46.3 24.4 0 0 0 0 41
Oklahoma Counties 0 30.0 40.0 10.0 10.0 0 0 10.0 10
Cities 0 30.0 50.0 20.0 0 0 0 0 10
Oregon Counties 10.0 40.0 30.0 20.0 0 0 0 0 10
Cities 10.0 0 50.0 40.0 0 0 0 0 10
Pennsylvania Counties 7.4 11.1 40.7 25.9 14.8 0 0 0 27
Cities 5.9 23.5 29.4 35.3 5.9 0 0 0 17
Rhode Island Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 3
South Carolina Counties 0 14.3 42.9 28.6 14.3 0 0 0 14
Cities 18.2 9.1 18.2 36.4 18.2 0 0 0 11
South Dakota Counties 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Tennessee Counties 4.5 27.3 27.3 27.3 13.6 0 0 0 22
Cities 0 28.6 35.7 21.4 7.1 0 0 7.1 14
Texas Counties 15.8 10.5 39.5 31.6 2.6 0 0 0 38
Cities 4.1 20.5 27.4 37.0 9.6 0 0 1.4 73
Utah Counties 0 0 75.0 0 25.0 0 0 0 4
Cities 0 8.3 33.3 50.0 0 0 0 8.3 12
Vermont Counties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cities 0 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 1
Virginia Counties 3.2 25.8 29.0 38.7 0 0 0 3.2 31
Cities 6.3 6.3 62.5 12.5 6.3 0 0 6.3 16
Washington Counties 0 8.3 8.3 58.3 25.0 0 0 0 12
Cities 0 22.7 18.2 45.5 13.6 0 0 0 22
West Virginia Counties 0 16.7 50.0 33.3 0 0 0 0 6
Cities 25.0 0 0 25.0 50.0 0 0 0 4
Wisconsin Counties 0 23.5 64.7 5.9 5.9 0 0 0 17
Cities 4.5 0 36.4 40.9 18.2 0 0 0 22
Wyoming Counties 0 0 100.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Cities 0 50.0 50.0 0 0 0 0 0 2

Note: The percentages in each row add to 100.
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